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JAKE ARRIETA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chicago Cubs: how Jake Arrieta earned his raise

The Chicago Cubs have been making many additions to their roster this offseason. With the signings of Jason Heyward, Ben Zobrist, and John Lackey, the Cubs have shown they are not afraid to break the bank. With the offseason winding down, there was one more player to sign, Jake Arrieta. Arrieta was up for arbitration this season and was asking for a hefty price. Ultimately, the Cubs...
Via isportsweb.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Cubs Payroll Numbers, I Think

It’s been a while since we’ve had any major news, but late Friday night, we heard from various sources that the Chicago Cubs and Jake Arrieta had settled on a contract prior to their arbitration hearing.  This is a good thing, and although many Cubs fans had hoped for an extension, there’s still plenty of time for that, should the two sides find common ground.  The details...
Via World Series Dreaming
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta and Chicago Cubs Avoid Arbitration

Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs will not be going into arbitration next week, according to the Associated Press. They have come to terms on a salary of $10.7 Million for the 2016 season. This breaks the record for a four-year pitcher in arbitration, attributable to the 22 wins, Cy Young Award, and incredible second half of the 2015 season by the ace right-hander. This is the second...
Via Baseball Essential
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M, AP source says

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs found a number that worked in the canyon between their arbitration proposals. Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract for the highest one-year deal for a pitcher eligible for arbitration for the second time. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement on Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Source: Cubs, Jake Arrieta agree on $10.7 million deal

CHICAGO -- A person familiar with the negotiations says Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major-league service.The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been announced by the team.Arrieta...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

AP NewsBreak: AP source: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M

CHICAGO (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been announced by the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta battled arm fatigue in the playoffs

Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta revealed that he was fatigued in the playoffs, after tossing 229 innings in the regular season, according to an ESPN report. Including his 19.2 playoff innings, the 29-year-old hurler threw 248.2 innings, which topped his career-high innings mark, set last year at 156.2. ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers reported that Arrieta said: “I think that...
Via The Outside Corner
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Arrieta’s recent struggles likely due to fatigue, not pressure

Come November, when the votes for the Cy Young Award are tabulated, Jake Arrieta may very well obtain the majority of the first-place votes – and few would have an argument with that decision. Combining a stoic personality on the mound with a baffling array of pitches, the 29-year-old strung together an amazing second half performance that rendered him to something akin...
Via The Sports Daily
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox bar giving out 'free' beer for every Cardinals homer

A pro-Chicago White Sox bar in the Windy City known for engaging in anti-Chicago Cubs antics will be serving free beers to patrons every time a St. Louis Cardinals player hits a home run against the North Siders in the NLDS. McNally’s, a South Side pub in Morgan Park — smack dab in ChiSox Country — made the announcement about the free suds via its marquee. “CUB FANS WHOS...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs fans, players go nuts celebrating after playoff win

Jake Arrieta pitched an absolute gem as the Cubs blanked the Pirates 4-0 on Wednesday night in the NL Wild Card Game. The Cubs will take on the Cardinals in the NL Divisional Series on Friday, and the sky is the limit for them as they are riding a ton of momentum. Cubs fans haven’t seen their team in the postseason since 2008, so they were pretty excited after the big win. By...
Via The Sports Daily
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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